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Ubuntu on a tablet... Is there one? [CLOSED]

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I found a reference on the web about a tablet that comes with Ubuntu installed. But couldn't find any further information.

Does this unit exist? If so, how well does it do at reading all the various epub formats?

I'm shopping for either a dedicated eReader or a tablet to use as an eReader. I've no plans to replace my desktops with a tablet. This is just for collecting various old books in one place for easy reading.

I like the physical size of the iPad Mini, but the price is a bit high for my use, I think. iPad sized units are physically larger than I would like.

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posted Aug 13, 2013 by Seema Siddique

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Try Kobo Glo which is excellent for e-reading needs, it syncs with (Calibre) on my Ubuntu machines. It uses the epub format although will read PDF & .txt formats.

answer Aug 13, 2013 by Jagan Mishra
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It would seem to me that if all you want is to collect books to use for reference or something like that, and you don't want a large tablet, you don't really care what OS the thing uses, and therefore, why not look at a low-end Kindle or a Nook? (I looked at Nook and Kindle, and I do not like the Nook--too much reflection off the surface, and the lighting is not as nice, so I bought a Kindle Paper-White.)

answer Aug 13, 2013 by anonymous
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